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Metairie, Louisiana Passport Office Information

How to get a passport in Metairie, LA: Passport Offices & Application Process

Metairie Main Office
3301 17th St
Metairie LA, 70002

In Metairie, Louisiana there is only a single passport office location (e.g. acceptance agent). These passport offices are part of the application process for a new adult or child passport application. The Metairie passport office clerks are official "acceptance agents" for the Passport Agency and can witness your signature and seal your passport documents (if you do not need your passport application sealed then you do not need to visit an acceptance agent).

In addition to the 1 passport office in Metairie, there are (91) other passport offices in Louisiana from which you can get a passport application sealed at. If you are not needing a passport for at least (4-6) weeks, you can visit the sole passport acceptance agent listed below the map on this web page. If you need it faster than that, please see: closest regional passport offices to Metairie, Louisiana and Expedited Passport service options for Metairie.

Local passport offices are typically post offices, county clerk offices, and other government offices (Keep in mind: that not all county clerks, and not all post offices are acceptance agents). These local passport offices don't issue passports; the clerks (acceptance agents) at a local office can witness your signature and "officially" seal your passport application. There is a $35 fee for sealing your application and supporting documentation. Renewals do not need to visit an acceptance agent.

Passport Offices in Metairie Louisiana

Showing the single passport office in Metairie:

Metairie Main Office

3301 17th St
Metairie, LA 70002


Other passport offices near Metairie Louisiana

Jeffereson Parish Clerk of Court - New Orleans - 3 Miles
Carrollton Station Post Office - New Orleans - 3.8 Miles
New Orleans Main Post Office - New Orleans - 5.8 Miles
Jefferson Parish Clerk of Court - Gretna - 7.5 Miles
Gretna Post Office - Gretna - 8.8 Miles
Station A Post Office New Orleans, LA - New Orleans - 9.1 Miles
Destrehan Post Office - Destrehan - 11.4 Miles
Boutte Post Office - Boutte - 13.1 Miles
St John The Baptist Clerk of Court - LaPlace - 16.6 Miles
Mandeville Post Office - Mandeville - 23.1 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Metairie

These are passport issuing facilities. You will need to make an appointment and present proof of upcoming travel but in most cases, you will be able to get passport renewal, new passports, child passports, or a lost passport replacement Same Day or Next Day.

New Orleans Passport Agency - 6.1 Miles
Houston Passport Agency - 271.4 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 306.4 Miles
Atlanta Passport Agency - 370.2 Miles
Dallas Passport Agency - 378.4 Miles

Metairie, Louisiana Passport Forms & Application Guides

Getting a passport in Metairie is easy, it depends on what type of passport application you are doing and how quickly you need it processed. We've written the following passport guides, it doesn't matter if you are in Metairie or not as the process will be similar regardless of where you are, The standard passport processing times right now are 10 to 12 weeks to receive your passport.

* Anyone applying for a new passport in Metairie will need to visit a passport office.
* Please see regional passport offices close to Metairie, there is one less than 100 miles from Metairie.
* To renew your passport, you do NOT need to visit a passport office.

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Metairie

Just a quick note about passport renewals because it will save you a lot of time, money, and hassles. It doesn't matter where you are, if you are in Metairie or any other city in Louisiana or any other state for that matter. If you have your old passport that is in good condition, it expired less than 5 years ago (or hasn't expired yet) and you are an adult - you can simply do your renewal paperwork online at the Department of State / Bureau of Consular Affairs and mail it in with new passport photos. It is currently taking 10-12 weeks standard processing or 4-6 weeks for expedited processing. If you need to renew it faster, you MUST have proof of travel and you must visit a regional passport office yourself, the closest ones to Metairie are listed below. If this is not possible or you want to avoid going there yourself, please only then consider using a passport expeditor.

Passport Service for Cities Near Metairie

Residents of the following cities that are close to Metairie can consider using the passport office services in Metairie for their passport application sealing needs.

Metairie Louisiana, Jefferson Louisiana, Kenner Louisiana, Avondale Louisiana, Marrero Louisiana, Harvey Louisiana, Saint Rose Louisiana, Destrehan Louisiana, Belle Chasse Louisiana, Braithwaite Louisiana, Laplace Louisiana, Naomi Louisiana, Mandeville Louisiana, Slidell Louisiana, Bellevue Louisiana, Ponchatoula Louisiana, Springfield Louisiana, Hammond Louisiana, Saint James Louisiana, Albany Louisiana

Passport Expediting in Metairie, Louisiana

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Metairie. Passport expediting companies charge their own set of fees for their service in addition to the government passport application fee and government expediting fee. The cost gets more expensive the faster your passport is needed and it's actually not any faster than visiting a regional passport office yourself. However, using an expediting service is highly convenient as you won't have to go to a regional passport office yourself (for any DS11 application, you will still need to visit a local acceptance agent to get your documents sealed).

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Frequently Asked Questions About Passports in Metairie, Louisiana

We make the passport application process easier and make getting a passport in Metairie simplier. Our guide to how and where to get a passport in Metairie contains all the passport office information you will need but often times there are still questions:

What is the application process of getting a passport in Metairie?

The process of getting a passport is pretty much the same wherever you are, however because this is about getting a passport in Metairie, you get the extra advantage of being really close to the New Orleans Passport Agency, this is great if you need a passport fast. However, with most new passport applicants, the journey will start by going to a local acceptance agent; there is only one passport office in Metairie.
The basic process: fill out the DS-11 New Passport Application, take it with your proof of identity, passport photos, and passport fees to the only passport office in Metairie to witness your signature and seal the documents. Wait 10-12 weeks.
For complete in-depth details see: New Passport Application Guide

How fast can I get a passport in Metairie?

There are a couple of different methods to getting your passport processed, which route you choose will determine how fast your passport will be received. By going to a passport service office in Metairie, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks). If you need it faster, luckily for Metairie residents, there is a regional passport facility only 6.1 miles away. It's possible to make an appointment at the New Orleans Passport Agency and get a passport there if you have proof of travel within 72 hours.

How much does a passport cost in Metairie?

Unlike drivers licenses and state IDs, passports are a Federal (national) document, it costs the same no matter what city or state you are in, $130 ($165 with acceptance agent fee) for adult passports and $100 ($135 with acceptance agent fee) for child passports. There may be some additional fees and / or expenses that you might need to pay, please see passport fees for an explaination of all passport fees and costs.

Where to get passport photos in Metairie?

One of the most common questions we get asked is where "where should I get my passport photos taken at?" First, have a look at our in-depth passport photo guide so you know everything there is to know about passport photos. Here are the major stores that take and print passport photos near Metairie.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite.

CVS #5342 - Metairie - (0.3 mi)
Photo Center
3535 Severn Avenue, Corner Of West Esplanade Ave
Metairie LA 70002
(504) 885-9955
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Metairie - (0.9 mi)
Between Bonnabel & Causeway Blvd @ Corner Of Veterans & Melody Dr
2117 Veterans Memorial Blvd
Metairie LA 70002
(504) 833-7481
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #13679 - Metairie - (1.1 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Bonnabel & Veterans Memorial
1717 Veterans Memorial Blvd
Metairie LA 70005
(504) 335-3900
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #8999 - Metairie - (1.1 mi)
Photo Center
2105 Cleary Avenue
Metairie LA 70001
(504) 883-8186
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #10145 - Metairie - (1.3 mi)
Photo Center
1401 Veterans Blvd
Metairie LA 70005
(504) 834-1570
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #15067 - Metairie - (1.3 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Clearview & Veterans
4607 Veterans Memorial Blvd
Metairie LA 70006
(504) 457-4075
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #2468 - Metairie - (1.4 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Clearview & West Esplanade
4545 W Esplanade Ave
Metairie LA 70006
(504) 888-0125
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #19904 - Metairie - (1.7 mi)
Northeast Corner Veterans Memorial Blvd & Martin Berhman Ave
725 Veterans Memorial Boulevard
Metairie LA 70005
(504) 830-7490
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #1799 - Metairie - (1.8 mi)
Metairie Road & Codifer
1503 Metairie Rd
Metairie LA 70005
(504) 831-3775
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #5383 - Metairie - (1.9 mi)
Photo Center
4950 West Esplanade Ave
Metairie LA 70006
(504) 888-9000
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99

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